Our Lady of Mercy Parish’s Bulletin for July 9th, 2017
14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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July 9, 2017. * 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time *

 
Pastor: Father Nicolas Tumbelaka
Deacon: Kenneth Fung
PARISH OFFICE HOURS: (JULY-AUGUST)
Monday 8:00am-12:00pm,
Tuesday 8:00am-12:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-12:00pm,
Thursday 8:00am-12:00pm,
Friday 8:00am-12:00pm,
 

Our Lady of Mercy School
School Office: (604) 526-7121
Principal: Neva Grout
Email: [email protected]
website: www.ourladyofmercy.ca

 
 

RCIA (Rites of Christian Initiation for Adults)
If you are interested in the Catholic Faith
We invite you to join us every Sunday at the 9:00 am Mass and at 10:00 am for one hour question & answer session the church basement. Come and bring your questions and meet other newcomers.

For inquiries:
call/text Susan Silveira at 778-772-9714

 
 

PREP (Parish Religious Education Program) Classes for Children in Public School
will start in September every Wednesday at 6:30 pm. Registration form for 2017-18 is NOW AVAILABLE at the parish office (or at the church foyer during weekend Masses).
For inquiries:
email Marivic at [email protected]

 

Sunday Mass Schedule

Saturday Mass of Anticipation: 5:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am and 11:00am
 

Weekday Mass Schedule

Monday – Thursday: 8:00am
Friday : 9:00am and 7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am Novus Ordo Latin Mass
Public Holidays : 9:00am
Indonesian Mass: 6:30 pm (1st & 3rd Saturday of the month)
Filipino Mass: 7:00 pm (1st Sunday of the month)
Confession: 30 minutes prior to Masses or upon request.
 
Perpetual Adoration Chapel: Open every day. For more information, please call the parish office.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Friday: 9:45am to 6:15pm , with Divine Mercy Novena/Chaplet at 3:00 pm & Benediction at 6:30 pm.
Liturgy of the Hour: Monday-Thursday start at 7:15am and Friday-Saturday start at 8:00 am. For more info, please contact Linda at 604-440-1482.
Saint Anthony of Padua Perpetual Novena: Every Tuesday after morning Mass
Novena to Our Mother of Perpetual Help: Every Wednesday after morning Mass and at 6:30 pm in the Church.
Perpetual Novena to Saint Peregrine: Every 4th Monday of the month at 6:00 pm in the Children’s Room.
The Sacrament of Marriage : At least six months notice must be given to the Pastor
The Sacrament of Baptism : Parish families who wish to have a child baptized should be registered in the parish. Please visit the Parish Office to register. Mandatory attendance of Preparation Class for parents and godparents. Class is held every last Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm. (Note: Baptisms are scheduled on the 2nd Sunday of every month at 12:30 pm)
YOUTH MINISTRY : All the parish youth from Grade 6 & 7 (Junior) and high school (Senior) are invited for one hour session 4-5pm every Friday in the church basement. Please contact Melanie at 604-441-4953 email: [email protected]
SUNDAY CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD : Simplified Sunday readings and explanation for children aged 3-7. LWC is offered during Sunday Masses (9am and 11am ).

WEEKLY MASS SCHEDULE & INTENTIONS

SATURDAY, JULY 8, 2017
5:00pm Fr. Dave de Souza
SUNDAY, JULY 9, 2017
9:00am † Ofelia Concon
11:00am † Souls in purgatory
MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017
8:00am Felipe Rabang
TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2017
8:00am † Antonio Chavez
WEDNESDAY. JULY 12, 2017
8:00am Rosalia Khan
THURSDAY. JULY 13, 2017
8:00am † Li Gui Ying
FRIDAY, JULY 14, 2017
9:00am Rosalia Khan
7:00pm † Carmelina Dias de Souza
SATURDAY, JULY 15, 2017
9:0Oam † Heracleo & Gorgonia Gonzaga
If you wish to offer for a Mass intention, please come to the parish office.

 

STEWARDSHIP REFLECTIONS

“For my yoke is easy, and my burden light.” – MATTHEW 11:30
When we think of being good stewards, we may think that God is asking too much of us when He calls us to generously share our time, talent and treasure. However, we must remember that we are not “owners” of anything, we are merely “stewards” of the gifts God has given us. All He is asking is that we give back a small portion of what He has already given to us.
Copyright & 2017, by Archdiocese of St. Louis
 

PROJECT ADVANCE 2017
project-advance-2017Project Advance is our annual appeal that enables the pastoral work and spiritual mission of our local Church to flourish. Your gift to Project Advance helps us meet the material and spiritual need of our Church and parishes. This year’s appeal focuses on the message One Faith. One Church. One Family. Our faith community is expansive and despite our geographical locations and our cultural diversity, which is to be celebrated, we are all united by our faith; we all belong to one Church. View this year’s video or find out more about the works supported by Project Advance at www.projectadvance.ca
Your gift to Project Advance last year in the parish has been used to pay the changing of the part of parish school library wall. This year, our parish goal is $200,000. We will start saving for the building of our future Parish Centre and Rectory. Together let us continue to live gratefully and give generously. Our Project Advance Volunteers will be available after each Mass to accept your pledge/donation.
To date we have received a total donations of $42,292 from 431 parishioners.


 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT CATHOLIC INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS OF VANCOUVER (CISVA)
Catholic Independent Schools of Vancouver Archdiocese is seeking individuals interested in working in the CISVA as Educational Assistants and as Teachers. Please visit our website at www.cisva.bc.ca for further information on how to apply and to view available teaching positions.

 

PERMANENT DIACONATE
july-2nd-2017-13th-sunday-short-version0001-02Curious about the role of Permanent Deacons? A unique and special vocation, Deacons are official teachers and preachers of the Gospel, and they may preside at baptisms, marriages, funerals, and other forms of community prayers. They also share in the pastoral responsibilities of outreach, such as visiting the sick, the homebound, those imprisoned and in need. Men interested in this ordained ministry, along with their wives, are invited to an introductory seminar covering the history, theology and practicalities of the Permanent Diaconate. Sessions run Saturdays on Sept 23, Oct 28 and Nov 19. Register at http:/stmarkscollege.ca/programs/deacon

 

WESTERN CANADA CHINESE CATHOLIC LIVING CAMP
Western Canada Chinese Catholic Living Camp is an annual Catholic youth and young adult camp for ages 17 – 35. This year’s theme, Pass It On, is to pass on the Marian message. Through the virtues, trust, and teachings of Mary, we are empowered to follow the gospel message and say yes, to God. With guest speaker Fr. Francis Ching, we will learn about how Mary’s teachings go hand in hand with the gospel messages and how it is applicable to our everyday life. This year’s camp is at Camp Charis in Chilliwack from Sept1-4. Registration is now open on wccclc.ca. Questions? Email [email protected]

 

Please remember your parish when you make your will (estate). Thank You!

 

Domestic Abuse Services: Help Line 604.640.7549

 

For more information on the Archdiocese of Vancouver please visit: web site at www.rcav.org

 

St Paul said “Your body is the temple of God‘, how do you keep it? Learn from these website:

www.integrityrestored.com
www.theporneffect.com
www.covenanteyes.com
www.fortifyprogram.com

 

PARISH MINISTRY AND ORGANIZATION

Altar Servers: Robert (604) 525-7048
OLM Gym Inquiries: Jacqueline (604) 526-1731
5:00 pm Mass Choir: Cherry (604) 716-9810
9:00 am Mass Choir: Mabel (778) 861-3908
11:00 am Mass Choir: Charles (604) 930-9438
Sacristan: Alberto (604) 375-2377
Youth Ministry: Melanie (604) 441-4953
Project Advance: Josie (778) 838-6164
Catholic Women’s League: Elaine (604) 525-7048
Knights of Columbus: Raphael (604) 500-1848
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults: Thelma (604) 515-9547
Parish Religious Education Program: Marivic (604) 520-6814
Legion of Mary (English): Terri (604) 762-0225
Legion of Mary (Spanish): Alondra (778) 712-1569
Legion of Mary (Junior-English): Ferdeliza (604) 522-3292
Migrant Ministry: Ralph (604) 240-1353
Couples for Christ: Gerry (778) 861-1856
Mustard Seed: Mario (604) 474-2451
Handmaids of the Lord: Bennie (604) 437-5377
Opus Dei (Ladies): Melanie (778) 847-4247
Opus Dei (Gents): Peter (604) 468-8458
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul: Brad (604) 525-2350